Maintain In-Office Ancillary Services Exceptions for Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Laboratory Services
Patients deserve to have access to all available medical options. The decision about what type of lifesaving medical treatment is medically appropriate for a patient is best decided by the patient and physician.
LUGPA is a strong advocate for access to integrated urology care. Access to integrated care means that patients can receive the best medical care, with the best outcomes, close to home.
- Doctors’ Caucus Opposes President’s FY2014 Budget Proposal to Eliminate IOASE (June 28, 2013)
Limiting the IOASE “would present significant barriers to appropriate screenings and treatments, increase inefficiencies and make care less accessible.”
- Coalition of Medical Practice and Physician Organizations Oppose H.R. 2914 (PIMA)(August 12, 2013)
H.R. 2914 “would prohibit all these services in an office setting, force patients to receive services in a new and unfamiliar setting, increase costs, present significant barriers to appropriate screenings and treatments and make healthcare less accessible.”
- Patients deserve high-quality care without excessive costs (January 29, 2013)